Senior Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary
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Position Type:  Corporation
Practice Area:  Corporate
Practice Specialty:  Corporate Governance, Corporate Secretary, Securities, Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Corporate
Location:  Pennsylvania
Job Code:  200812
Job Description:

WESCO International, Inc., a publicly traded F500 multinational electrical distribution and services company, has retained us to recruit a Senior Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary for its headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA. Candidates must have 7+ years of sophisticated corporate/securities experience, including in-depth knowledge of securities laws and regulations (’33 & ’34 Act). In-house experience would be an asset.

This newly created position at a company that has recently doubled in size (post-merger with Anixter International) provides advice and counsel to management and other stakeholders regarding complex legal matters, with a focus on securities, corporate governance and corporate secretarial matters. Reporting to an Associate General Counsel, this position also interacts closely with the General Counsel, senior leadership team, Board of Directors and Board Committees.

This role requires a self-starter who is highly motivated, inquisitive, adaptable, flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects is essential, as is the willingness to roll up your sleeves and do the work. With WESCO’s customer-first approach and broad portfolio, the successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate across all levels and demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills, keen business acumen and acute attention to detail.

WESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.



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